To bolster your skincare regime, get healthier and smoother skin, the best way is to start from what you eat. This summer, Lane Crawford, introduces you to a bunch of innovative, edible “holy grails”: beauty chocolates and gummies by 4 new ingestible brands with a refreshing and fun take on ingestible beauty. Just eat and let the skin glow from within. The stronger your skin gets, the more confident you’ll become!
Sweets are girls’ guilty pleasure. They love it, but also have to refrain from it due to the fear of gaining weight. But as long as you pick the right sweets, not only will you NOT get fat, but also become more gorgeous! Beauty Bar Chocolate has three flavours of chocolate: the brand’s namesake Beauty Bar Chocolate, which contains Rhodiola, Pearl powder and monkfruit: Rhodiola helps with brain focus and calmness; Pearl powder stimulates collagen for glowing skin, anti-aging + antioxidant properties, as well as strong nails & hair.
Glowing Mint Bar contains mint spirits that help aid digestive system, as well as spirulina that helps pull the toxins out of the body. Sweet Dreams Bar is filled with notes of Lavender, which relieve stress, Magnesium, which is mineral that calms mind, body and helps digestion; L-Theanine, amino acid that promotes feelings of calm, and improves mood; last but not least, Bamboo Slica, which is immune-boosting vitamins to boost collagen. Another main ingredient in the chocolates is Lakanto Monkfruit. It is zero glycemic, sweeter than sugar and contains zero calories. Don’t be afraid to eat them. A few pieces a day can keep the dull skin away!
Another beauty chocolate, Esthechoc was founded by former Cambridge University researcher. It’s the world’s first scientifically proven anti-ageing dark chocolate that boosts skin metabolism, and maintains microcirculation and oxygen levels of ageing skin through its antioxidant. One of the main ingredients, Astaxanthin, is an antioxidant 6000 times more powerful than vitamin C and 500 times more powerful than vitamin E. It’s strong at prevention of UV damage, protecting the skin from cancer, and inflammation. It is made by powerful technology with only 38 calories a day. Tempting, isn’t it?
Your regular gummies may be hard to be digested, but the flavourful gummies from Goli are not. Goli’s Apple Cider Vinegar is packed with powerful antioxidants, fiber, and vitamin C; and infused with superfoods. It contains high concentration of acetic acid, which supports healthy digestion, immune system and restores the skin’s natural acidity. What’s more, it’s gluten-free, gelatin-free, vegan, non-GMO and organic. Its ingredient, Pectin is recognized as an important prebiotic and a fiber and, supports healthy flourishing of the gut flora.; while Apple Cider Vinegar supports a healthy cardiovascular system, maintaining good cholesterol levels; and keeping blood cells healthy.
Another nutritious gummy, The Base Layer from Sundaily, a brand founded by a Harvard-trained dermatology researcher, protects and repairs skin from the aging effects caused by UV light. The product is powered by two key antioxidant-packed botanical ingredients, Polypodium Leucotomos Extract: a fern native to the Amazon packed with powerful antioxidants to protect skin from UV light, smog, and stress; Vitamin D3 from Lichen- an essential nutrient for skin health that supports your skin’s ability to resist environmental stressors and supports healthy immune function. It smooths skin texture, and reduces redness and irritation with 4-6 weeks of consistent use.
This Summer, let’s eat smart and enjoy the ride with all these ingestible beauty holy grails. Freshen up the mood and skin, and stay healthy and pretty from within to without!